Sunday, August 20, 2017

Snapshot: Edward Charles Selker Jr.

A snapshot of Edward Charles Selker, Jr., the son of Edward C. Selker Sr. and Eva Theresa Margaret Zacherl. Edward was born 26 January 1926 in Shippenville, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.

On 12 April 1944 Edward enlisted with the United States Navy in Erie, Erie County, Pennsylvania. He served as a Gunner Trainer. Edward was discharged from service on 18 June 1946 in New Orleans, Louisiana.

Edward married Anna Mary Phillips and the couple had four children. This snapshot was taken by his wife shortly after their honeymoon in 1951. Edward was twenty five years old in this snapshot.

Edward passed away on 24 June 1992. He is buried with his Selker ancestors at the Immaculate Conception Cemetery in Clarion, Clarion County, Pennsylvania.
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Edward C. Selker, Jr.
Photographed in 1951 - age 25
This photograph is shared with permission. The original photograph is in the care of Pam Selker Rak my 2nd cousin 2x. Edward C. Selker, Jr. is a grandson of Joseph William Selker and Frances Philomena Guth. From the Edward C. Selker Sr. Collection. Photographer Unknown. Editing and digital restoration by Michelle M. Murosky.

Edward C. Selker, Jr. is my 1st cousin 2x removed. He is a first cousin to my maternal grandmother Mary Eugenia McDonald. Joseph William Selker and Frances Philomena Guth are the common grandparents that link the cousins. 

  1. Pennsylvania, Veteran Compensation Application Files, WWII, 1950-1966 [database on-line]. Provo, UT, USA: Operations, Inc., 2015. Record for Edward Charles Selker, Jr. 
  2. Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission; Harrisburg, Pennsylvania; Pennsylvania Veterans Burial Cards, 1950-2010; Series Number: Series 4. Record for Edward C. Selker Jr. 
  3. Find A Grave Memorial Number 84311697